Asterisk*** VS 4b
[Bonnie on Gimmer Crag. She started on Asterisk but I think she'd strayed on to North West Arete at this point. , 1 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.

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Photo: Bonnie on Gimmer Crag. She started on Asterisk but I think she'd strayed on to North West Arete at this point. © nastyned
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This climb is in 302 logbooks, and on 20 wishlists.

Much easier than it looks when you first stand beneath it.
WrekinMC - Lead - 20/Sep/14 with Bram

rob.grafton - AltLd - 13/Sep/14 with Chris Wright

Shuttsie - Lead - 07/Sep/14 with sarah keast

Hidden - Lead - 04/Sep/14

bobpilgrem - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/14 with Matthew

sarahjk - AltLd - Sep/14

Hidden - AltLd - Sep/14

lloydrees91 - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/14

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 31/Aug/14

Phil Mercer - 2nd O/S - 31/Aug/14

AnitaClimb - 2nd - 27/Aug/14 with Pete lccc

We had planned to do Ash Tree Slabs & D Route but these were busy so jumped on Asterisk instead. I had forgotten what a great route this was; excellent rock and climbing, great gear & positions. One for Anita to lead next time!
Pete Nugent - Lead rpt - 27/Aug/14 with Anita

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/14

maria85 - 2nd O/S - 25/Jul/14 with Neil

Mark D - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/14 with Oli Jeffs

Oli.Jeffs - 2nd O/S - 25/Jul/14 with Mark Duggan

BTphonehome - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/14 with Matt

Matt_C9716 - 2nd O/S - 28/Jun/14 with Bram

Onsight by Jeanie
Stuart Macfarlane - 2nd - 21/Jun/14 with Jeanie

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Jun/14

hazeysunshine - 2nd O/S - 20/Jun/14 with Cath Sullivan

Rob Rocket - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/14 with Dave Woods, Joe Holden

Beautiful VS! Loadsa gear.
David Woods - 2nd O/S - 17/Jun/14 with Rob Rocket, Joe Holden

Hoyes - 2nd rpt - 14/Jun/14 with Rachel B

Batt - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/14 with James Hoyes

magsb - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/14 with Mike Doyle

Lovely.
Jules Lane - 2nd O/S - 14/Jun/14 with Mynydd Colin

helin - 2nd - 14/Jun/14 with jules

Dave Rumney - 2nd - 01/Jun/14 with Tanya Milner

daWalt - Lead O/S - 31/May/14 with Lisa

lisafer - 31/May/14 with Walter

cold
MFB - Lead - 29/May/14 with MB

First time on the rock since last August, excellent route to start on :)
twoplates - Lead O/S - 18/May/14 with dave sharpe

Mike's lead. Lovely juggy climbing
Fiona Reid - 2nd - 17/May/14 with Mike, Alison

Jug after jug.
prog99 - Lead O/S - 17/May/14 with abbeywall, Fiona

abbeywall - 2nd - 17/May/14 with Mike, Fiona

Wizzy - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/13

alice_loudon - 2nd O/S - 12/Oct/13 with David, Oli Mentz

daveoverton - 2nd O/S - 12/Oct/13

Beautiful climb, jugs and bomber gear. Eilidh P seconded. EUMC lakes meet year 2.
Edvenables - Lead O/S - Oct/13

morsy - Lead - 14/Sep/13 with peter berwick

Pete23 - 2nd - 14/Sep/13 with Stephen Mors

Hidden - Lead - 24/Aug/13

Adi Hooper - 2nd - 19/Aug/13 with Jacek

dakidunn - Lead - 10/Aug/13 with John Armstrong

Klingon - 2nd - 10/Aug/13 with Nimble, Capt Kirk

johang - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/13 with hugh jordan

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 22/Jul/13

Phill Mitch - 2nd O/S - 21/Jul/13 with bleggs

Koon - 2nd O/S - 20/Jul/13 with IainMcF

Very pleasant. HS?
JohnHutch - 2nd - 15/Jul/13 with MG

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Jul/13

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Jul/13

sparkass - Lead O/S - 06/Jul/13 with Thomas Airnes and Maila Gurung

Peter Metcalfe - Lead - 25/Jun/13 with Cath Sullivan

Ken Taylor - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/13 with Steve Livingston

Proper rain.
Rachel Somerville - 2nd rpt - 20/Jun/13 with Cal

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Jun/13

Shaw Brown - Lead - 16/Jun/13 with Judith Neaves

keithlambley - Lead rpt - 03/Jun/13 with Tricia G

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13

Good lead Justin. My hands were frozen and had trouble following.
Dave Mahon - 2nd O/S - 25/May/13 with Justin Sharpe, Ben Knudson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 25/May/13

pie_eater_pete - AltLd O/S - May/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/12

Liam Ingram - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/12 with Sophia, Mary Leese

maryleese - 2nd - 07/Oct/12 with Liam Ingram

Good warm up for the F route shame somebody was on the NW arete. Still great route to climb with bommer gear and jugs all the way up. deffo recommended!
JanBella - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/12 with matt

tsjx - 2nd - 03/Sep/12 with John Mc

Tim Rodgers - Lead - 11/Aug/12 with Mike Lea

chrisallan - 2nd O/S - 11/Aug/12

kato'sdad - 2nd - 02/Aug/12 with Laurence ex. KMC

Lovely! Not as steep as I was expecting from the guide book, where it's graded MVS.
BelleVedere - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/12

nakedave - 2nd - 20/Jun/12

Laurence Cowton - 2nd - 12/Jun/12 with Tom

GuyM - 10/Jun/12 with Duncan Sherratt

chrishedgehog - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/12 with Kieran Myles

Hoyes - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/12 with Simon C

moose ridd - Lead - 26/May/12 with Jason, M.Sadler

jason - 2nd - 26/May/12 with moose ridd

Liam Martin - 2nd O/S - 24/May/12 with Gary Brumwell

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/May/12

Rob Laird - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/12

Martin Bagshaw - 2nd O/S - 07/Apr/12 with Rob Laird

climbingpixie - 2nd - 11/Mar/12 with Andy

Hidden - 2012

Callum Anderson - 2012

pasbury - 2012

Narked4fun - 2012

Hidden - Lead rpt - 13/Nov/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - Nov/11

Tightsgirl - Lead - 28/Sep/11 with Pete Staves

Tom Keaveny - Lead O/S - 15/Sep/11 with Olly Roberts

jonnie3430 - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/11 with Prakesh

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Jul/11

Hidden - 24/Jul/11

Lovely rock
clairepoppett - 2nd O/S - 12/Jul/11 with John F

ceaddiso - 2nd - 11/Jul/11 with Conan

Hidden - Lead - 03/Jul/11

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Jul/11

J1PEF - Lead - 02/Jul/11 with beds

erica - 2nd - 02/Jul/11 with Laura J

done before, peff lead
beds74 - Lead - 02/Jul/11 with Jon Peffer

ads - Lead - 02/Jul/11

Lee Sheard - 2nd rpt - 24/Jun/11 with alan bates

Conan - Lead - 11/Jun/11 with Clare A

Neil R - 2nd - 04/Jun/11 with shaun walby

shaun walby - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/11 with Neil R

Hidden - Lead - May/11

Brilliant route, although undergraded
Ceridwen - 2nd O/S - 30/Apr/11 with Matt Hot rock, Richard Hot Rock

AndyFunnell - Lead - 30/Apr/11 with Matt Robinson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 27/Apr/11

ClimberJimmyB - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/11 with Dan Matthewman

PeteCheung - Lead - 23/Apr/11 with Ian

oliverk - Lead - 09/Apr/11 with John

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Mar/11

Excellent route. Exposed and well protected. Easier than NW Arete.
DaveAtkinson - Lead - Mar/11 with M.Lawton

Hidden - 2011

Chris Nash - Lead - 2011

NickJH - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Oct/10

barney_edin - Lead - 09/Oct/10 with Eddie

thomasaneurinsmith - Lead - 09/Oct/10 with Emily Tickle Edwards, Katherine Torr

nakedave - 2nd - 08/Oct/10

Hidden - Oct/10

Adam1973 - 2nd rpt - 26/Sep/10 with Ann S

Ann S - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/10 with Adam

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 04/Sep/10

simon1965 - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/10 with dom

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead - 31/Jul/10

Shaw Brown - 2nd - 31/Jul/10 with Dartfrog

pleasant and good choice for a showery and blustery day
Shuttsie - 2nd - 25/Jul/10 with Andrea Sales

Hidden - Lead - 23/Jul/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead - Jul/10

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Jun/10

daveclarke5 - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/10 with Andy

Lee Sheard - AltLd O/S - 16/Jun/10 with James Baughan

tomhull - Lead rpt - 16/Jun/10 with Liam Lonsdale

AndyT1151 - 2nd - 14/Jun/10

alisonk - 2nd - 09/May/10 with Martin

MT led
JGW - 2nd - May/10 with Matt Tilley, Ali Gurney

Hidden - 2nd - May/10

VS my dick.
Will Hunt - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10 with Duncan Kaye

stemill - Lead - 24/Apr/10 with Graham

DKaye - 2nd O/S - 24/Apr/10 with Will Hunt

Calder - 2nd - 24/Apr/10 with Ste

jimstanton - Lead - 24/Apr/10 with Jen

joe_lancs - 2nd O/S - 24/Apr/10

Matthew Robinson - Lead O/S - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Adam1973 - 2nd O/S - 27/Sep/09 with Martin

Nexonen - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/09 with Heather

Hardonicus - 2nd O/S - 12/Sep/09

Alex Thompson - Lead O/S - 12/Sep/09 with Anton, Haydn Martin

Hidden - Lead - 12/Sep/09

RebekahD - 2nd - 12/Sep/09 with Andy Nisbet

Adi Hooper - Lead - 09/Aug/09 with Dave Rogers

Hidden - AltLd - 08/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/09

Little B - 2nd O/S - 07/Aug/09 with Simon

Hidden - Lead - 03/Aug/09

tomhull - Lead - 08/Jul/09 with matt harris

Conan - 2nd rpt - 02/Jul/09 with Philippa Reader

Hidden - Lead - Jul/09

Rachel Somerville - 2nd O/S - 27/Jun/09 with Ali Wood

Rog Wilko - Lead - 26/Jun/09 with Debbie Wilkinson & Pete Nugent

Pete Nugent - 2nd - 26/Jun/09 with Debbie Wilkinson, Roger Wilkinson

Neil Pacey - Lead rpt - 23/Jun/09 with Tanya Savage

Tanya Savage - Lead - 23/Jun/09 with Neil Pacey

Hidden - Lead - 23/Jun/09

Conan - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/09 with Joanne Larty

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Jun/09

I led to the cresent slab then Simon to the top. A great lim
jayme - AltLd O/S - 12/Jun/09 with Simon Raven

Hidden - Lead - 02/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jun/09

Hidden - AltLd - Jun/09

Bennykr - Lead O/S - 30/May/09 with JB

Jillybean - 2nd - 30/May/09 with Ben

Hidden - 2nd - 24/May/09

tinyali - 2nd O/S - 24/May/09 with Rob Middleton

Fantastic. All the gear you could possibly wish for.
Tanya Savage - Lead - 12/Apr/09 with Neil Pacey

Neil Pacey - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/09 with Tanya Savage

mikemartin - Lead - 03/Apr/09

Hidden - 2nd - Apr/09

cavemancolumbus - 2nd - Mar/09 with Tom

Martin McPhillie - 2nd O/S - Feb/09 with Simon Lindsell

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - 2009

beaumap - AltLd - 2009 with Peter Camp

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2009

simonfife - 2nd rpt - 28/Sep/08 with David Parkinson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/08

first lead after breaking my wrist
simonfife - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/08 with Roger Wilkinson

Rog Wilko - 2nd - 24/Sep/08 with Simon Fife

Calder - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/08 with Dave Connelly

OffshoreAndy - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/08 with Works Frasier

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 08/Aug/08

mickJ - Lead - 28/Jul/08 with paul r

IanJackson - Solo O/S - 13/Jul/08

sgl - Solo O/S - 13/Jun/08

dashitboarder - 2nd - 08/Jun/08 with Dad

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/May/08

GrantB - Lead - 17/May/08

beaumap - 10/May/08

no nasties here
rayash - 2nd - 08/May/08 with martinlancaster

Fantastic lead! Juggy handholds everywhere, only used about 6 pieces of pro
saz_b - Lead O/S - Apr/08 with Stephane Simon

Andy S - 2nd O/S - Feb/08 with Harri

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Hidden - 2008

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2008

Hidden - 2008

troutbeck - Solo - 21/Dec/07

Hidden - Lead - 30/Sep/07

Dave Wearing - 2nd - 30/Sep/07 with Bedspring.

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Sep/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Sep/07

Hidden - Lead - 04/Sep/07

Abi Chard - Lead O/S - Sep/07 with Ian

dustbuddy - 2nd O/S - 26/Aug/07

howlingbaboon - Lead O/S - 09/Aug/07 with Chris FitzHugh

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Jul/07

bullwinkle - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/07 with John, Abbi

Peter Metcalfe - Lead - 26/Jun/07 with Annette

net - 2nd - 26/Jun/07 with Pete M

joe larner - 2nd - 05/May/07

kevd200 - Apr/07

Chriswallis2 - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/06

Right underneath a popular absail point so not to be recommended on a busy day (like this one). Tends to rely on arms alot at the top.
Gybebunny - 2nd - 09/Sep/06 with Deborah

ChrisBrooke - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/06 with John Inkpen

Hidden - Jun/06

Hidden - Lead - Jun/06

Hidden - Solo - Apr/06

jim robertson - 2006

stewart murray - 2006

Shaw Brown - 2nd - 11/Sep/05 with peter metcalfe

Peter Metcalfe - Lead - 11/Sep/05 with Shaw Brown

Hidden - Lead - 04/Sep/05

chris sm - Lead - Aug/05 with Pippa Froggatt

Hidden - Lead - Aug/05

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/Jul/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jul/05

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Jun/05

The Bad Cough - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/05 with Paul Sambrooks

GPN - 2nd - May/05 with Paul James

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2005

tapley - Lead - 10/Sep/04 with Alison Tapley

nakedave - AltLd O/S - Aug/04

John Brayshaw - Lead rpt - 13/Jun/04 with Chris

BenTiffin - Lead - May/04 with Gareth Field

Trobbo - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/03 with mark humphries

colin milton - Lead - 18/May/03 with steve shuttleworth

mjeffery - 2003

seanyt - 2nd - May/02

ACB Smith - 2002 with wretched

Hidden - Lead - 27/Jul/01

keith leonard - 2001 with mum

zero six - Lead O/S - 2000

kato'sdad - Lead - 28/Aug/99 with Rob Simpson

RobSimmo - AltLd O/S - Aug/99 with Jon Berry

steve prior - Lead - Jun/99 with Andy C

John Brayshaw - AltLd O/S - 20/Sep/98 with Chris

babymoac - Lead - 30/Aug/98 with Colin CCCC

five - Lead O/S - May/97 with CH, TW

SimonN - Lead - 31/May/95

Dave Westby - 1995 with Rob Lewis

whispering nic - Jul/91 with Ali W

Pete Pozman - Lead O/S - 1991 with John Byrne

Hammy - AltLd - 25/May/90 with Andy Coleman

Hidden - 1990

Iain Thow - Lead - 15/Oct/88 with Liz Jolley

With Bog as start to Kipling Groove
Gary Coggon - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/88

Hammy - AltLd - 20/May/87 with Penny Excel

mikej - Lead - 15/Sep/86 with Mike Byles

Guy - 1986

John Marsland - 2nd - 29/Sep/85 with Tony Rex

keefe - 06/Jul/85

johnny20whales - 2nd - 04/Jul/85

Andy Say - Lead - 22/Jul/84

mark-abz - Lead - 26/May/84 with Walter P

Babika - Lead O/S - May/84 with Brillo

Hammy - Lead - 30/Jun/82 with Pete Smith

ewar woowar - 1982

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Solo - 1980

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Mar/77

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - AltLd - 1976 with Nick Keekus

Falko - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/75 with Al W.

Paul Clarke - AltLd - 1972 with FMC

It was easier in those days (severe I think).
Rog Wilko - Lead - Sep/71

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 08/Aug/71

Gordon Stainforth - Lead - 06/Jul/71 with Tim James

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 05/Jul/69 with Jim Worthington

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 01/Jul/67 with Jim Worthington, Bob Knapton

Hidden - 1967

Seymore Butt - Aug/63

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